Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 5/17/12
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Giants have had defensive problems this season and know what it's like to make three errors in the game. So when the Cardinals were guilty of committing three miscues on Thursday, San Francisco took advantage of the extra opportunities. Brandon Crawford drove in a pair of runs, and although Matt Cain gave up more runs than usual, it was just enough run support to get the win as the Giants beat the Cardinals 7-5 to split this brief two-game series. "It felt good, we'd been struggling doing that; I have too," said Crawford as the Giants were batting .167 with runners in scoring position in their last three games before Thursday's win. "As a team we got a lot of guys in scoring position today, and it was nice to do and hopefully we can carry it over into the (A's) series. Cain (3-2) pitched six innings, allowing eight hits and four runs, winning his first game at home since he tossed a one-hitter against the Pirates on April 13. "I started out a little...
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